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Sunday, May 28, 2017
Tags: Law on Access to Information
Citizens more satisfied with health insurance coverage but more concerned about the environment: 2016 PAPI Report Citizens more satisfied with health insurance coverage, but more concerned about the environment: 2016 PAPI Report
Findings from the 2016 PAPI Report, released on April 4, 2017, show positive trends in public service delivery. However, citizens are more concerned about the environment than in past years, and weaknesses remain in citizen engagement in decision-making, government accountability, and control of corruption in the public sector.
State administrative agencies asked to provide information to citizens State administrative agencies asked to provide information to citizens
Information provision to citizens will be considered as one of frequent tasks of ministries, sectors and localities.
Top ten regulations of 2016 Top ten regulations of 2016
These include the Law on Children, the Law on Access to Information, the Law on Belief and Religion, National Assembly Resolution No. 35/2016/QH14, Government Decree No. 07/2016/ND-CP, among others.
New Law on Access to Information New Law on Access to Information
The Law on Access to Information was passed in April this year with a view to laying legal grounds for the exercise of one of fundamental rights of citizens enshrined in the Constitution.
Amended Law on Treaties: a more effective tool for integration process Amended Law on Treaties: a more effective tool for integration process
With effect from July, the amended Law on Treaties consisting of 84 articles will replace the 2005 Law on Conclusion of, Accession to and Implementation of Treaties. The Law not only addresses inadequacies in the 2005 Law and but also concretizes the provisions of the 2013 Constitution concerning treaties.
Laws resolution and ordinance promulgated Laws, resolution and ordinance promulgated
The President’s Office announced seven laws, a resolution and an ordinance, which were adopted at the 11th session of the 13th National Assembly, at a news conference held in Hanoi on April 29.
National Assembly elects new state leaders National Assembly elects new state leaders
The 13th National Assembly elected Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan as Chairwoman of the National Assembly, Tran Dai Quang as President, and Nguyen Xuan Phuc as Prime Minister during its final session which took place in Hanoi from March 20 to April 12.
NA Standing Committee convenes to complete preparations for 11th session NA Standing Committee convenes to complete preparations for 11th session
The 11th meeting, the last gathering of the XIIIth National Assembly (NA) scheduled for this month, will decide on the country’s major issues on socio-economic development, national defense and security, foreign relations and mid-term finance for the next five years, according to NA Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung.
Combating corruption for improved quality of public services in Vietnam Combating corruption for improved quality of public services in Vietnam
In developing countries, the links between governance, corruption and public service quality are under debate due to the prevalence of corrupt practices in public services and challenges in combating corruption in the public sector.
Lawmakers propose improvement of law on access to information Lawmakers propose improvement of law on access to information
The Law on Access to Information must regulate what information can be accessed and what information may not be accessed, otherwise, it would not meet people’s requirements on access to information, National Assembly (NA) Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung said at the 44th session of the NA Standing Committee that convened on January 14 in Hanoi.

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